Dubois' Lupus Erythematosus

Dubois' Lupus Erythematosus

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Established for forty years as the definitive reference on lupus, Dubois' Lupus Erythematosus is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition. More than ninety distinguished contributing authorsa€”twenty of them new to this editiona€”provide comprehensive coverage of every aspect of cutaneous and systemic lupus erythematosus, including definitions, pathogenesis, autoantibodies, clinical and laboratory features, management, prognosis, and patient education. This edition focuses on evidence-based findings, treatment consensuses, and practical clinical information. New chapters cover cytokines and interferons, pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, immune tolerance, clinical indices in assessment of lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, reproductive issues, fibromyalgia, gender-related issues, and biomarkers.Although the contrast of the image can be adjusted to target the tissue types of interest, the results may still be difficult to interpret. ... MRI offers a number of advantages compared to CT in terms of clinical assessment and research design, because it is noninvasive and poses no ... Once disturbed in this manner, the nuclei re-emit the absorbed energy at different rates, producing a measurable signal (152).

Title:Dubois' Lupus Erythematosus
Author:Daniel Jeffrey Wallace, Bevra Hahn
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007


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